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  1. 2015 Preview: Houston Astros

    Mar 23, 2015, 4:45 PM EDT

    Jeff Luhnow and A.J. Hinch Astros

    Are the Astros ready to contend?

  2. Pat Neshek says it was “disappointing” that the Cardinals never tried to re-sign him

    Mar 11, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Pat Neshek

    “I probably would have given a discount at the end.”

  3. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  4. Jeff Luhnow believes the Astros will have a winning record in 2015

    Jan 17, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT

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    The Astros haven’t had a winning record since they went 86-75 in 2008.

  5. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

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    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  6. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.

  7. Pat Neshek was “seconds away” from signing with Pirates

    Dec 10, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Pat Neshek

    Neshek had two-year offers from a total of eight different teams.

  8. UPDATE: the Astros sign Pat Neshek to a two-year, $12.5 million deal

    Dec 10, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

    Pat Neshek

    The Astros have gotten more to fix their bullpen before 10am than most teams do all day.

  9. What to watch for at the 2014 Winter Meetings

    Dec 8, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    HardballTalk is on the scene in San Diego for baseball’s annual free agent and trade bacchanalia.

  10. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Baltimore Orioles - Game One

    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  11. Cardinals expected to lose all five free-agents-to-be

    Oct 17, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    Pat Neshek

    The Cardinals aren’t expected to retain the services of any of the five players headed into free agency once the World Series is over. Fortunately, none of the five are key contributors.

  12. On Mike Matheny and Michael Wacha

    Oct 17, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    Mike Matheny

    The decision that doomed the Cardinals.

  13. Travis Ishikawa sends Giants to World Series on walk-off three-run homer

    Oct 16, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

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    The Giants are headed to the World Series for the third time in the past five seasons.

  14. Michael Morse hits game-tying solo homer in eighth inning of NLCS Game 5

    Oct 16, 2014, 10:44 PM EDT

    Michael Morse Getty

    We have a brand new ballgame in San Francisco.

  15. Introducing NBC SportsWorld

    Oct 15, 2014, 9:59 AM EDT

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    We have a new longform site. At least that’s what all the cool kids call it these days. We just call it great, substantial writing.

  16. Cardinals beat Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw yet again, advance to fourth straight NLCS

    Oct 7, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals are heading to the NLCS for the fourth consecutive season, and for the ninth time since 2000.

  17. Cardinals power past Dodgers in Game 3 of NLDS, grab 2-1 lead in series

    Oct 7, 2014, 12:13 AM EDT

    John Lackey Getty

    The Cardinals are now just one win away from a trip to the NLCS.

  18. Matt Kemp homers late, sends Dodgers to NLDS Game 2 win to even the series at 1-1

    Oct 5, 2014, 1:09 AM EDT

    Matt Kemp

    The Cardinals and Dodgers traded late homers, but it was Matt Kemp’s solo shot in the bottom of the eighth that allowed the Dodgers to emerge victorious, evening the NLDS at 1-1.

  19. Eight-run seventh inning sends Cardinals to 1-0 NLDS lead over the Dodgers

    Oct 3, 2014, 10:47 PM EDT

    Matt Holliday

    Game 1 of the NLDS went off-script and it turned out to be a fun match-up between bitter playoff rivals.

  20. The Cardinals send the Brewers to their ninth straight loss

    Sep 5, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

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    The Cardinals now have a four-game lead over the Brewers in the National League Central.

  21. John Lackey gives Pat Neshek a ball autographed by Babe Ruth in exchange for his jersey number

    Aug 20, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    John Lackey

    A long and rich tradition of giving up expensive things for a jersey number continues.

  22. Impending free agent All-Star Pat Neshek wants to stay with the Cardinals

    Aug 7, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Neshek is 5-0 with a 0.78 ERA and 49/6 K/BB ratio in 46 innings and he’s two months from hitting the open market for the first sizable payday of his career.

  23. Pat Neshek’s soaring triumph tinged with sorrow

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

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    MINNEAPOLIS — The most remarkable and wonderful part about the Pat Neshek story is that it isn’t one story. It is 10 different stories going over top of each other like different children’s hands working their way up the handle of a baseball bat in that game to decide who hits first. When Neshek starts crying…

  24. Miguel Montero to replace Yadier Molina on the NL All-Star roster

    Jul 11, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

    Miguel Montero

    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will start for the NL All-Stars after all. Miguel Montero makes the roster, taking the place of the injured Yadier Molina.

  25. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

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